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Science outreach events

Umeå University researchers disseminate their knowledge and their research outside the University through various events and public lectures.

In our calendar, you can read about upcoming public lectures.

Upcoming defences of doctoral theses

Kaspar Walter Meili – Medical Science
Fri
23
Feb
Kaspar Walter Meili – Medical Science
Time 09:00 - 12:00 23 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place NAT.D.380

Dissertation. Capability for broader cost-effectiveness in public health and social welfare (CALY-SWE)

Anne Therese Lauvrud – anatomy
Fri
23
Feb
Anne Therese Lauvrud – anatomy
Time 09:00 - 12:00 23 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium NAT.D.410

Dissertation. Optimizing stem cells for reconstructive surgery

Javad Forough, Computing Science
Fri
23
Feb
Javad Forough, Computing Science
Time 09:15 - 13:00 23 February 09:15 - 13:00
Place SAM.A.280.

Dissertation. Machine Learning for Anomaly Detection in Edge Clouds.

André Tomás Graça, Chemistry
Fri
23
Feb
André Tomás Graça, Chemistry
Time 09:30 - 13:30 23 February 09:30 - 13:30
Place Aula Biologica.

Dissertation. Structural characterization of light-driven membrane protein complexes by cryogenic electron microscopy.

Aleksandra Hagberg, Chemistry
Fri
23
Feb
Aleksandra Hagberg, Chemistry
Time 13:00 - 17:00 23 February 13:00 - 17:00
Place KBE303-Stora hörsalen, KBC-huset.

Dissertation. ”Under Pressure” - Interactions between pharmaceuticals and river bacteria.

Klara Leffler, Mathematical Statistics
Thu
29
Feb
Klara Leffler, Mathematical Statistics
Time 09:00 - 13:00 29 February 09:00 - 13:00
Place BIO.E.203 – Aula Biologica.

Dissertation. The PET Sampling Puzzle: Intelligent data sampling methods for positron emission tomography.

March

Mante Hedman – General medicine
Fri
1
Mar
Mante Hedman – General medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 1 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix

Dissertation. The rural community hospital model in northern Sweden

Kasturika Shankar – Medical Biochemistry
Tue
5
Mar
Kasturika Shankar – Medical Biochemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 5 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Carl Kempe lecture hall, KBC house

Dissertation. Biochemical and structural studies of proteins supporting the genome replication of enteroviruses and Giardia intestinalis

Sef Meens Eriksson - Economics
Fri
8
Mar
Sef Meens Eriksson - Economics
Time 09:15 - 12:00 8 March 09:15 - 12:00
Place Hörsal HUM.D.220

Dissertation. The Economics of Residual Waste: Policies, Price discrimination, and Welfare

Martin Plöhn, Chemistry
Fri
15
Mar
Martin Plöhn, Chemistry
Time 10:00 - 14:00 15 March 10:00 - 14:00
Place KBC, KBE303.

Dissertation. Revealing the potential of Nordic microalgae – Turning waste streams into resources.

Fredrik Orädd, Chemistry
Fri
22
Mar
Fredrik Orädd, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 22 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Stora Hörsalen (KBE303), KBC-huset.

Dissertation. Determining the effects of regulatory parameters on the structural dynamics of P-type ATPase membrane transporters.

Joakim Bunne – Public Health Science
Fri
22
Mar
Joakim Bunne – Public Health Science
Time 09:00 - 12:00 22 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium, Sunderby Hospital, Luleå

Dissertation. Allergic sensitization among schoolchildren in Northern Sweden - Time trends, risk factors and relation to asthma, allergic rhinitis and lung function

Sai San Moon Lu – oncology
Fri
22
Mar
Sai San Moon Lu – oncology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 22 March 13:00 - 16:00
Place Betula

Dissertation. Antibiotics use in relation to colorectal cancer risk, survival and postoperative complications

Xiuyu Wu, Experimental Physics
Wed
27
Mar
Xiuyu Wu, Experimental Physics
Time 13:00 - 17:00 27 March 13:00 - 17:00
Place NAT.D.440.

Dissertation. Plasma Spray Coatings as Catalysts for Water Splitting: Exploring Novel Materials and Strategies.

April

Elena Dracheva, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
19
Apr
Elena Dracheva, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 19 April 09:00 - 13:00
Place KBC Lilla hörsalen KBE301.

Dissertation. Application of in silico tools to inform risk assessment of chemicals and chemical mixtures.

Arvin Behzadi – Neurology
Fri
19
Apr
Arvin Behzadi – Neurology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 19 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place 1D T9 Auditorium B, University Hospital

Dissertation. Biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Erik Ekbäck – Child and Youth Psychiatry
Fri
26
Apr
Erik Ekbäck – Child and Youth Psychiatry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Umeälvem, Psychiatry building, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. Depression in teenagers and young adults.

Anna Lundström – pediatrics
Fri
26
Apr
Anna Lundström – pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 April 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium D, 9 stairs, University Hospital

Dissertation. Autonomic cardiac control in Long QT syndrome – Clinical studies of arrhythmogenic triggers

Thyra Löwenmark – pathology
Fri
26
Apr
Thyra Löwenmark – pathology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 26 April 13:00 - 16:00
Place Betula

Dissertation. The gut microbiota in colorectal cancer - The importance of Parvimonas micra

May

Paula Petronela Groza – Molecular Biology
Fri
3
May
Paula Petronela Groza – Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Major Groove

Dissertation. RNA-mediated gene expression regulation.

Peter Gustafsson - Business Administration
Fri
3
May
Peter Gustafsson - Business Administration
Time 13:00 - 15:00 3 May 13:00 - 15:00
Place HUM.D.220, Humanisthuset

Dissertation. Ships, Clouds, and Waves: Understanding Ecosystems in Traditional Industries

Viktor Schmidt – orthopedics
Wed
8
May
Viktor Schmidt – orthopedics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 8 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium, Sundsvall Hospital

Dissertation. Fractures of the distal radius – Radiological measurements and clinical outcome

Lucy Fisher – Rheumatology
Thu
16
May
Lucy Fisher – Rheumatology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 16 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place 1D T9 Hörsal B, University Hospital

Dissertation. Subclinical cardiovascular disease and health related quality of life in patients with radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Karsten Meier – Molecular Biology
Tue
28
May
Karsten Meier – Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture Hall Major Groove, University Hospital

Dissertation. Identifying, characterizing, and targeting chlamydial virulence factors to unleash the power of host cell-autonomous immunity

June

Viktor Grut – Neurology
Fri
14
Jun
Viktor Grut – Neurology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 14 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place 1D T9 Assembly hall B

Dissertation. Exposures associated with multiple sclerosis development – presymptomatic case-control studies

September

Malin Vestin Fredriksson – otorhinolaryngology
Fri
27
Sep
Malin Vestin Fredriksson – otorhinolaryngology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium, Sunderby Hospital, Luleå

Dissertation. CBCT and CT as a diagnostic tool for pathology in the temporal bone and maxillary sinuses